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        [K366, 489]. Idomeneo, Re di Creta, Opera seria in tre Atti... Idomeneus König von Creta, eine ernsthafte Oper in drey Aufzügen... No. 51. Pr: Fr 21. [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn Simrock [PN 51] [1798]. Oblong folio. Modern half dark blue morocco with black textured paper boards, early decorative cut-paper label with manuscript titling inlaid to upper, spine with titling gilt. 1f. (title), [i] (cast list, table of contents, credits of German translation to "Herrn v. Apell... Intendanten des Hoftheaters zu Cassel," and advertisement), 2-183, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With overpaste to foot of title: "In Frankfurt am Mayn, bey J. C. Gayl. weissadler-Gasse Lit. F. No. 14." Occasional annotations i(ncluding accidentals and notational corrections; literals in German) in pencil, especially to pp. 88-89 (no. 14), pointing to a performance transposed to E-flat major (instead of E major). Abrasion affecting first measure of p. 9. Former owner's signature to upper right corner of front endpaper erased, with "S[einem] l[ieben] Karl zu Weihnachten 1912. E." in ink below erasure. Some soiling and offsetting; most leaves with minor dampstaining and, from page 158, with some holes and tears professionally repaired; small stabholes to upper inner margins.. Published one year after the first edition. Köchel 6 p. 372. Hoboken 11, 111 (later issue, with price "Fl. 9," pointing to a date after 1814). Hirsch IV, 39 (later issue, with price "9 fl.," pointing to a date after 1814, and catalogue to final page). RISM M4192 (not distinguishing between issues). In the present edition the duet "Spiegarti non poss'io" (K489), composed for the 1786 performance in Vienna, replaces the original 1781 duet "S'io non moro" in act 3. The German text is by David August von Apell (1754-1832).

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        IL ZIBALDONE Poemetto in dodici canti del P. Atanasio da Verrocchio. Lettore di teologia nel convento dei RR. PP. Minori osservanti di ****.

      Londra (ma Bologna), (Marsigli), Anno 6. della Repubblica Francese (1798). In-16 gr. (mm. 179x116), mz. pelle coeva (abras. alle cerniere), pp. CCCXXXVII. Poema in sestine, di dodici canti. "Edizione originale" di questo ?"bizzarro novelliere in versi?". ?"Domenico Luigi Batacchi (1748-1802), pisano, poeta giocoso.. Con lo pseudonimo di "P. Atanasio da Verrocchio" uscirono dal 1791 le sue ?'Novelle?' in sesta rima, facili ma scurrili e, postumo (1805), il poemetto dello stesso genere, "Zibaldone".. Il Foscolo afferma che fu assai più licenzioso del Casti e nondimeno si direbbe che egli, come l?'Ariosto, voglia più rallegrare che corrompere i suoi lettori?". Così Diz. Treccani,II, p. 124. Cfr. Gay ?"Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'amour?",III,1402 - Parenti ?"Diz. luoghi di stampa falsi?", p. 130 - Parenti ?"Rarità bibliografiche?",IV, p. 138: ?"Edizione molto rara?". Il Melzi,I,95 porta, come data di ediz., Parigi, 1805. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        La Nouvelle Maison rustique, ou Économie rurale, pratique et générale de tous les Biens de Champagne,

      Deterville,, Paris, 1798 - nouvelle Édition, Tome II (von 3) Paris, Deterville, An 6/1798. 26 x 21 cm. 2 Bll., V, 899 S. Mit 60 Abb.20 Kupfertafeln, davon 15 gefaltet. Original Franzband aus geflammtem Kalbsleder (Hardcover) auf fünf echten Bünden. Mt reichen Rückenvergoldungen. Einband bestoßen, deutlich beschabt und berieben. Leder an den Kanten teils durchgeschabt. Gold der Fileten teils abgerieben. Kapital mit Leder hinterlegt. Ein Rückenschild fehlt, das andere nur teils erhalten. Kopfschnitt angefleckt. Vorsätze leimschattig. Seiten durchgehend sauber, nur wenige mit kleine Flecken. Tafeln sauber. Solides Exemplar. Entièrement refondue, considérablement augmontée, et mise en ordre, d'après les expériences les plus sûres, les auteurs les plus estimés, les mémoires et les procédés de cultivateurs, amateurs et artistes chacun dans les parties qui les concernent. Contenu: 3ième Partie. Livre premier. Culture du jardinage en général, et de toutes sortes de jardins. Livre second. Le Jardin Potager. Livre troisième. Le jardin fruitier. Connoissances préliminaires. Livre quatrième, Les jardins et fleurs d'ornement. Bastiens Werk ist eine Überarbeitung der erstmals 17012 in zwei Bänden erschienenen "Oeconomie Générale de la Campagne, ou Nouvelle Maison Rustique" von Louis Liger. Eines der populären Werke der französischen Hausväterliteratur, hier umfassend erweitert und aktualisiert, das einen umfassenden Eindruck in das Leben der Aristokratie öffnet und die Bedeutung des Gartens in dessen Leben spürbar macht . Auch beim deutschen Adel sehr verbreitet. Der zweite Band befasst sich mit dem Zier- und Nutzgarten, im dritten Band folgen neben anderen Themenn noch der Medizinalgarten, die Zitruspflanzen, die Orangerie, der Weinbau und die Kellerwirtschaft. Sprache: fra Einband bestoßen, deutlich beschabt und berieben. Leder an den Kanten teils durchgeschabt. Gold der Fileten teils abgerieben. Kapital mit Leder hinterlegt. Ein Rückenschild fehlt, das andere nur teils erhalten. Kopfschnitt angefleckt. Vorsätze leimschattig. Seiten durchgehend sauber, nur wenige mit kleine Flecken. Tafeln sauber. Solides Exemplar. Original Franzband aus geflammtem Kalbsleder (Hardcover) auf fünf echten Bünden. Mt reichen Rückenvergoldungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and round the world... in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver

      G.G. and J. Robinson, 1798. Complete set, three volumes, quarto, with 18 engraved plates of views, some offsetting from the plates, bound with half-titles (often discarded), contemporary half calf gilt; with the separate folio atlas with 16 large plates of charts and views, a little light foxing, the atlas bound in contemporary red half calf with original paper boards, paper spine label. Cook's great apprentice in the Pacific: with the chart of Albany and the SW coast. First edition of this great voyage, "one of the most important ever made" (Hill), and of considerable significance for its discoveries in and charting of the south-west coast of Australia. Vancouver's chart of the "S.W. Coast of New Holland" is the West's equivalent of Cook's chart of Botany Bay.George Vancouver (1757-1798) got his early training as a midshipman and later Lieutenant on Cook's second and third voyages. After his return he spent most of the 1780s in West Indian waters, before being appointed, in 1791, to the command of a major scientific expedition to focus on the northwest Pacific: the successes of Cook's voyages were much in mind in the planning of this expedition, and it was no coincidence that Vancouver's new command was named Discovery, explicitly in honour of the vessel of that name that had sailed on Cook's third voyage. Vancouver sailed to the Pacific by way of Australia where, in 1791, he made landfall on the then largely unknown south-west coast and discovered and named King George III Sound (modern Albany). This was the first English visit to any part of the west coast since Dampier, whose poor reports had led to the neglect of that part of the continent. Indeed, the west was explicitly excluded from Governor Phillip's otherwise extensive realm, with the western boundary of his authority stopping at the famous "Pope's line", the line that still constitutes the inland border of Western Australia.After leaving the south-west coast, Vancouver unsuccessfully attempted to enter the Great Australian Bight, discovering and charting Point Hood on its western extremity. He then sailed past Van Diemen's Land into the Pacific, visiting New Zealand, Hawaii, and the Northwest coast of America. During the course of three seasons, he surveyed Alaska, the Northwest Coast, investigated the Straits of Juan de Fuca, discovered the Strait of Georgia, and circumnavigated Vancouver Island. He visited San Francisco, Monterey and other Spanish Settlements in Alta California, and made three visits to the Hawaiian Islands where he introduced cattle from Monterey. The expedition's storeship Daedalus sailed twice to Port Jackson, to deliver cattle and stores for the colony and despatches for Phillip - including Vancouver's charts of the south-west coast of Australia - and others for transmission back to London. Daedalus also collected such stores as were available at Port Jackson for the expedition. Vancouver also mentions that his ship was carrying breadfruit for planting at Norfolk Island.Cook would have approved of the accuracy of Vancouver's charting, which survived almost unchanged into modern times, and certainly Vancouver had learned the lessons of long voyages from his old captain, with only five men of a complement of 180 being lost in over four years at sea. But it is also true that by 1794 Vancouver was subject to wild mood swings and erratic behaviour which led to him being feared and sometimes mocked by his men (in modern times it has been argued that he was suffering from some form of hyperthyroidism, possibly Grave's Disease). His health was ruined by the time they returned to England in 1795. Vancouver retired to Petersham to prepare this publication for the press, but in an eerie foreshadowing of the fate of his successor Flinders, died at age 40 while the account was nearing publication.

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        An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales:

      London: T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies,, 1798. With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners, &c. of the Native Inhabitants of the Country. To which are added, some Particulars of New Zealand; complied, by Permission, from the MSS. of Lieutenant-Governor King. Quarto (278 × 217 mm). Contemporary half diced russia, marbled boards, title gilt direct to the spine, compartments formed of double gilt rules, title framed by Greek key rule, beaded roll gilt to the spine and corner edges. Map frontispiece and a large folding map, 18 plates - including 8 of the Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang initiation ceremony - and four illustrations to the text, list of engravings bound in at the rear. Slightly rubbed and soiled, skilful restoration to the spine at head and tail, and to the joints, light toning throughout, occasional leaf with slightly heavier browning, the folding map with some soiling at the fore-edge from misfolding, but overall very good. First edition. Collins served in America as a marine, fighting at Bunker Hill and assisting with the evacuation of the loyalists at Boston, later taking part in the relief of Gibraltar under Lord Howe. After a period of half-pay he was appointed judge-advocate to the detachment of marines attached to the first fleet, eventually serving in the colony from 1788 to 1796. His administrative skills, reliability, and level-headedness secured his the position of confidential secretary to Governor Arthur Phillip and in the aftermath of the governor's departure in 1792 his integrity enabled his to resist succumbing to the "corruption that arose … when the officers of the New South Wales Corps gained power" (ODNB). On his return to England again placed on half-pay and having been denied advancement beyond the rank of captain despite his excellent services, he turned to his pen for support. Based on his journals the present work offers "a well-illustrated chronological account, with a wealth of information about events and people, much of it available nowhere else. A gregarious man, Collins had a keen eye for detail and a lively curiosity. He depicted the lives of the white settlers and devoted attention to the Aborigines, providing a description of their language and culture that was for long the best available." Described by Hill as "the first official account of the colony." The illustrations include a number of early views of Sydney and Parramatta, portraits and customs of the aborigines, and a Maori chart of New Zealand. The illustrations were engraved from watercolour drawings made by Edward Dayes from sketches made in the colony by a convict artist, Thomas Watling. A clean, complete, and carefully restored copy.

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        An Hibernian Atlas - Or General Description of the Kingdom of Ireland: Divided into Provinces; with its sub-divisions of Counties, Baronies &c. Shewing their Boundaries, Extent, Soil, Produce, Contents, Measure, Members of Parliament, and Number of Inhabitants; Also the Cities, Boroughs, Villages, Mountains, Bogs, Lakes, Rivers, and Natural Curiosities. Together with the Great and Bye Post Roads. The whole taken from actual Surveys and Observations. By Bernard Scale, Land Surveyor and beautifully engraved on 78 Copper Plates by Messrs. Ellis and Palmer.

      London, Robert Laurie & James Whittle, 1798.. Second [best] Edition. Large Octavo. Engraved title, engraved dedication-page and 78 beautifully engraved and handcoloured maps with descriptions. Original half-leather with gilt lettering on original red spinelabel. Excellent condition with minor scuffing to upper spine. Front free endpaper missing. The pastedown with minor peeling. Interior in absolutely excellent condition. The handcoloured maps in stunning colour. NO spotting or foxing !! The best version of this Atlas we have ever seen.. At the time of cataloging only two of these Atlases were available on the international market (one for 7700 Euros in similar condition like the one we have on offer and one unfortunately with later rebinding for 2250 Euros). This is an absolute must have for every collector of irish maps.

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        Militärisches Handbuch für Infanterie- und Kavallerieoffiziere welcheseinen vollständigen Unterricht über das Aufnehmen und Zeichnenmilitärischer Situationen enthält. I. Die nöthigsten Kenntnisse aus der mathematischen Geographie in Verbindung mit der Lehre vom Aufnehmen und Zeichnen der Entwürfe einzelner Theile militärischer Situationen; II. Die Lehre vom Aufnehmen und Zeichnen militärischer Situationen nebst einer Anleitung zur allgemeinen Terreinkenntniß. (Lehrbuch der gesammten Kriegswissenschaften für Offiziere bei der Infanterie und Kavallerie. Theil 1, Die Vorbereitungswissenschaften. Abth. 3), I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Halle, Hemmerde & Schwetschke, 1798-1800.. Two volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. xviii, 492, (10) tables, plus 5 folding copper engraved plates bound at end; xxii, 478, plus large folding engraved map, contemporary hand-coloured, and 5 folding copper engraved plates bound at end. Hardcover, bound in matching, not identical contemporary handsome half calf and marbled boards, spines richly decorated in gilt, contrasting gilt morocco labels, old military institution stamps to each title and first paste-down. In fine condition. Excellent, attractive set, exceptionally well preserved. ~ First edition. Friedrich Meinert (1757-1828), was professor of philosophy at the University of Halle. In 1797 he began his military career as a Royal Prussian Lieutenant in the Second Engineers Brigade; taught fortifications and fortress war at the Military Engineering Academy in Potsdam. Compiled the "Encyclopädie der Kriegswissenschaften und der Kriegskunst". He was a prolific scientist who wrote on astronomy, geodesy, economics and architecture. He was the first to "apply mathematics for the well-being of the state and its citizens, not so much to questions of distribution and political welfare as to economic law and theory, and above all to a multitude of technical questions that fall under the jurisdiction of the government: structural engineering in construction inspections; ballistics for artillery; mechanics and machinery in mills, transport, manufacturing, and mining." -- Rüdiger Campe: The Game of Probability: Literature and Calculation from Pascal to Kleist (2012)..

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        Sehens würdiger Seezug der vorterfflich aus gerüsteten Russischen Flotte durch die Dardanellen in den Archipellägus am 1ten Septt. 1798'.

      - Kupferstich b. Johann Gottfried Baumann, 1798, 18,5 x 26,5 Sehr selten! - Zeigt die russisches Seeflotte bei der Durchfahrt der Dardanellen mit Ansicht von Istanbul; darunter Porträt von Christian Kurfürst zu Sachsen (gest. 1611). (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Habits of New French Legislators

      London: H. Humphrey, 1798. - Gillray Punctures ParliamentComplete and Exceedingly Scarce[GILLRAY, James]. Habits of New French Legislators and other Public Functionaries. London: H. Humphrey, 1798. First edition, complete; both series. Folio (platemarks c. 260 x 195 mm). Twelve hand-colored engravings, some stipple and aquatint, lettered with series title and plate number 1-12 above the image, lettered below the image with the title in French, engraver's name A"J.s.G.y.d. & f.t. and the publication line. Housed loose in a blue cloth portfolio. A very fine set.Not in Abbey, Tooley, or Ray. The copy in the British Museum Satires collection is incomplete. OCLC records only one complete copy, at the BNF.Only two complete copies at auction within the last ninety years, in 1926 and 1956.James Gillray (1756 or 1757 - 1815), was a British caricaturist and printmaker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810. The name of Gillray's publisher and print seller, Miss Hannah Humphrey is inextricably associated with that of the caricaturist. Gillray lived with Miss (often called Mrs) Humphrey during the entire period of his fame. It is believed that he several times thought of marrying her, and that on one occasion the pair were on their way to the church, when Gillray said: "This is a foolish affair, methinks, Miss Humphrey. We live very comfortably together; we had better let well alone." The times in which Gillray lived were peculiarly favourable to the growth of a great school of caricature. Party warfare was carried on with great vigour and not a little bitterness; and personalities were freely indulged in on both sides. Gillray's incomparable wit and humour, knowledge of life, fertility of resource, keen sense of the ludicrous, and beauty of execution, at once gave him the first place among caricaturists. He is honorably distinguished in the history of caricature by the fact that his sketches are real works of art. The ideas embodied in some of them are sublime and poetically magnificent in their intensity of meaning, while the forthrightness - which some have called coarseness -which others display is characteristic of the general freedom of treatment common in all intellectual departments in the 18th century. The historical value of Gillray's work has been recognized by many discerning students of history. "Gillray's treatment ranged from the heroic to the broadly comic, but his excesses at either extreme are excused to the discerning student because of the presence of that relevant satire which distinguishes caricature from crude foolishness.When Gillray [as here] illustrated his suspicion that [Sir Charles] Fox and others were inclining towards the advanced ideas of the French revolutionaries sans-culottes, by drawing them always without any trousers, he produced 'vulgarity' but not silliness. Fox was much incensed" (David Low, British Cartoonists. p. 12-13).Pub.d April 18, 1798:1. Le Ministre d'Etat, en Grand Costume [Mr. Fox].2. Le Membres du Conseil des Anciens [Duke of Norfolk, the Marquis of Sansdown, Duke of Grafton].3. Le Membres du Conseil des Cinq Cents [Mr. Byng, Michaelangelo Taylor, Lord Lauderdale, Lord Stanhope, Lord Derby].4. Membre de Directoire Executif [ Francis Duke of Bedford].5. President d'Administration Municipale [Horne Looke].6. Le Boureau [ Mr. Tierney].Pub.d May 21, 1798:1. L'Avocat de la Republique [Lord Erskine].2. Membre de la Haute Cour de Justice [Sir George Shuckborough].3. Juge de Tribunal Correctionnel [ Mr. Courtney].4. Juge de Paix [Mr. Nical]. 5. Le Tresorier [ Sir William Putney].6. Messager d'Eatat [Sir Francis Burdett].Cf. BM Satires 9197-9201, 9208-13. Wright and Evans 185-196.

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        Über Natur und den Ursprung der Geistes-Zerrüttung, ein kurzes System der Physiologie und Pathologie des menschlichen Geistes.

      Leipzig, Kleefeld, 1798. - (17,5 x 10,5 cm). XXVI, 510 S. Pappband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe seines Hauptwerkes, in dem erstmals in der englischen Psychiatrie die Geisteskrankheiten auf körperliche und psychische Ursachen zurückgeführt werden. - "An important contribution to psychiatry, Crichton combined the latest psychological knowledge with medicine's clinical experiences of mental illness. His chief goal was to analyze the human mind and explore the causes of mental disease. Crichton did not have extensive experience in clinical psychiatry and drew heavily on the German literature for illustrative case histories. He was also one of the first who discussed the forensic aspects of psychiatry in an English treatise on the subject and played an important role in identifying aphasia as a disease or injury of the brain centers and not necessarily a mental illness" (Heirs). - Gestempelt. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. - Hirsch/H. II, 143; vgl. Heirs of Hippocrates 1191 (2.dt.Ausg.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kamilla oder ein Gemälde der Jugend; aus dem Englischen der Frau d'Ablay, geb. Burney. Mit einer Vorrede von D. Johann Reinhold Forster.

      Berlin und Stettin, Friedrich Nicolai 1798.. 4 Bde. Hübsche HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt.. Goed. VI, 242, 44 (Förster); Raabe, Nicolai 315. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des 1796 erschienenen Werkes "Camilla or a picture of youth". Es fehlt das Frontispiz zu Band 1. Die in Vergleichsexemplare sich im ersten Band befindliche Vorrede von XX S. zu Band 3 gebunden. Gering berieben und etwas braunfleckig, gutes Exemplar!

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        Gesamtansicht.

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Johann Ziegler n. Lorenz Janscha aus Malerische Ansichten des Rheinstromes von Speyer bis Düsseldorf b. Artaria u. Comp. in Wien, 1798, 39 x 50 Hanschke, Oppenheim am Rhein in historischen Ansichten, Nr. 20 - 1. Ausgabe! auf van der Ley-Papier mit getuschter Umrandung. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Ueber die Anlegung einer Obstorangerie in Scherben und die Vegetation der Gewächse

      Andraische Buchhandlung,, Frankfurt a. Main, 1798 - [2.Aufl.]. Frankfurt a. Main, Andraische Buchhandlung, 1798. 17 cm. Titelbl., VI, 492 S. Mit einem Titelkupfer, drei (dav. einer kol.) Kupfertafeln und einem Obstverzeichnis. Original Pappband (Hardcover) der Zeit m. verbl. RS. Sehr schön. Einband minimal bestoßen und angefleckt, Seiten teils minimal braunfleckig. Vs. Titel Autogramm des protestantischen Predigers Johann Ludwig Hertzogenrath, dat. 1800. Dochnahl 35. Enslin/Engelmann 62. Sprache: deu Sehr schön. Einband minimal bestoßen und angefleckt, Seiten teils minimal braunfleckig. Vs. Titel Autogramm des protestantischen Predigers Johann Ludwig Hertzogenrath, dat. 1800. Original Pappband (Hardcover) der Zeit m. verbl. RS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dramatische Werke.16 Bände.

      Leipzig, Georg Joachim Göschen 1798-1802.. 8°. Mit 16 Kupfertafeln (1 Verfasser-Porträt) von und nach W. Jury, H. Ramberg, H. V. Schnorr von Carolsfeld u. a. Dekorative Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit 2 farb. Rückenschildchen und Rotschnitt.. Goedeke V, 268,36. - Lanck.-Oehler III, 69 (Abb. 130 und 131). - Katalog Hirschberg 41 (Erinnerungen 82: "Vortreffliche Kupferstiche [...] genußreiche Lektüre"). - Bibl. Arno Schmidt 226.1 (unvollständig). - Erste Gesamtausgabe, einzige zu Lebzeiten erschienene und somit gleichsam die Ausgabe letzter Hand. - Band I mit der Autobiographie "Meine theatralische Laufbahn". Weiterhin enthalten die Stücke: "Die Jäger", "Verbrechen aus Ehrsucht", "Die Mündel", "Figaro in Deutschland", "Der Spieler", "Der Komet", "Der Magnetismus", "Allzu scharf macht schartig" u. v. a. - Iffland (1759-1814) war neben Kotzebue der ungekrönte Theaterkönig seiner Zeit. Bereits in Schülertagen verfiel er zusammen mit seinem Klassenkameraden Karl Philipp Moritz einer regelrechten "Theatromanie", riss von zu Hause aus und feierte in Gotha als junger Schauspieler seiner ersten Bühnenerfolge. Daraufhin tat er sich in Mannheim auch als Autor hervor und schrieb dort sein erfolgreichstes Stück "Die Jäger. Ein ländliches Sittengemälde" (1785). Mit diesem Kracher eröffnete Goethe 1791 das Weimarer Theater. Iffland reüssierte auch weiterhin als Schauspieler, ein Triumpf wurde die Darstellung des "Franz Moor" in Schillers "Räuber" in der Uraufführung von 1782. Zwischen Schiller und Iffland entwickelte sich fortan eine enge Zusammenarbeit. Iffland entwickelte im weiteren Verlauf seiner Karriere das Berliner Nationaltheater zur ersten Bühne Deutschlands. Als Gönner und Förderer traten die preuß. Könige Friedrich Wilhelm II. und Friedrich Wilhelm III. hervor. Letzter verlieh ihm den "Roten Adlerorden dritter Klasse", somit wurde ein Schauspieler erstmals in Deutschland mit einem Orden dekoriert. - Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde auf besserem, teils bläulichem Papier gedruckt (es gibt auch Ausgaben auf einfachem Druckpapier) und stammt aus der Adels-Bibliothek der Gräfin von Hoensbroech geb. von Schaesberg mit deren Namenschildchen auf den Titelblättern bzw. Band XVI Namenszug auf dem Vorsatzblatt. - Der Ehaltungszustand ist gut, innen nur stellenw. gering fleckig, die Einbandbezüge sind teilw. leicht berieben. Band XV versehentlich Titelblatt nicht bedruckt (leeres Blatt der dazugehörigen Lage vorhanden). Ohne den erst 1808 in Berlin bei Oehmigke erschienenen Erg.-Band "Neue dramatische Werke".

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        Ponte Acquoreo a Tivoli". Der Ponte l’Acquoria in Tivoli.

      17981 - Radierung, Rom 1798, auf Velin. 28:38 cm. Literatur: Andresen 75, II (von II). Aus der 72-Blatt-Folge „Mahlerisch radirte Prospecte von Italien" die J.Chr. Reinhart, J.W. Mechau (1745-1808) und A.Chr. Dies (1755-1822) 1792-1793 nach der Natur für den Verleger und Kunsthändler Frauenholz in Nürnberg zeichneten und radierten. – Vorzüglicher und vollrandiger Abdruck, Einriß im oberen Rand hinterlegt. Reinhart studierte erst in Leipzig Theologie und nahm dann bei A.F. Oeser (1717-1799) Kunstunterricht. 1783 lernte er in Dresden J.Chr. Klengel (1751-1824) kennen, der ihn stark beeinflußte. 1785 begegnete er Schiller und schloß Freundschaft mit dem Dichter. In Meiningen, wo er 1786-1789 lebte und sich sein Landschaftsstil ausbildete, wurde er engster Vertrauter des Herzogs. 1789 zog er nach Rom. Dort ging er unter dem Einfluß von J.A. Koch (1768-1839) und A.J. Carstens (1754-1798) zum heroischen Landschaftsstil über. Ab 1825 erhielt er durch König Ludwig I. von Bayern eine Pension. 1839 wurde er Ehrenmitglied der Münchener Akademie und Bayerischer Hofmaler.

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        Gesamtansicht über den Rhein auf die Mainmündung mit Blick auf Mainz-Kostheim u. Hochheim mit der Kirche St. Peter u. Paul ('Ansicht von Kostheim und Hochheim von der Mündung des Mayns').

      - aquarellierte Umrißradierung v. Johann Ziegler n. Lorenz Janscha aus Malerische Ansichten des Rheinstromes von Speyer bis Düsseldorf b. Artaria u. Comp. in Wien, 1798, 39 x 50 1. Ausgabe! - van der Ley-Papier mit getuscher Umrandung. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        ANDERNACH. "Churkölnische Stadt Andernach am Rhein". Gesamtansicht von belebten Rheinufer aus, links der Fluß, rechts die Stadt.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 31. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". - Bis an die aquarellierte Linienumrandung beschnitten. Aufwendig gerahmt.

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        Night Thoughts With the Life of the Author, and Notes Critical and Explanatory

      London: Printed by C. Wittingham for T. Heptinstall, 1798., 1798. 4to.; pp.364, with illustrations. Elegantly bound in full blue straight-grained morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and fine extra gilt tooling to spine, gilt and blind panelling to boards, green end papers with gilt dentelle, all edges gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title page with vignette, and illustrated with 8 copper engraved plates after Stothard. A little foxing to border of plates; binding slightly rubbed. An attractive copy.

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        Voyage à Botany-Bay, avec une description du pays, du m?urs, des coutumes et de la religion dés natifs

      Desenne, Anno VI, Paris 1798 - Octavo, xvi, 192 pp.; joints rubbed, very good in contemporary quarter roan with crimson morocco label. French edition of Barrington, with a five page preface explaining the extraordinary circumstances of the author, noting his aptitude for observation and return to grace in a new land.Garvey notes of this printing: 'French translation of the Voyage, nominally made from the third edition. This edition added various elements to the Voyage including a translator's preface, explanatory notes and, more interestingly, an additional paragraph at the conclusion of the work where 'Barrington' laments his exile'.

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        The Country Builder's Assistant, Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings

      Boston: Spotswood and Etheridge, 1798. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Small 4to. [20 x 14.5 cm]. (55) ff. including 37 consecutively numbered engraved plates, of which 2 are folding. No explanatory text for plates 9-10, 17-18, and 29-33 as issued. Bookplate on inside front cover. Bound in contemporary sheep, elegantly rebacked. Finely executed tipped-in illustration with a contemporary design for a façade employing ionic capitals. Some browning and offsetting, otherwise fresh and genuine copy. Rare second edition (first ed. 1797), complete, of the first American architecture book to contain original American content. Although Benjamin adopted many elements from British builders and architects, the complete designs were his own-and became a pivotal influence in the development of the American Federal style. With the publication of this handbook, Benjamin brought architectural history, style and geometry to ordinary builders in the field for the first time. Always conscious of appropriateness and feasibility, he adapted the British designs to fit the scale and budgets of New England communities. His plans were thus widely assimilated by both architects and carpenters, ensuring his pervasive influence and legacy. "There is scarcely a village which in molding profiles, cornice details, church spire, or farm-house does not reflect his influence" (DAB). In the present work, the young Benjamin ( 1773-1845) provides meticulously detailed diagrams and explanations for full house plans, including such details as spiral staircases, doorways, fireplace mantels, dormer windows, pilasters, balusters and fences. Unlike a basic pattern book, The Country Builder's Assistant supplements diagrams with precise instructions about how to calculate angles, distances, and curvatures, as well as how to keep components in perfect proportion to each other and to the rooms or parts of the house in which they are placed. Benjamin was sensitive to the need for this kind of precise, practical information since he himself had had to learn on the job while working for a local builder in Connecticut. But he quickly showed a remarkable aptitude for architectural design and construction. While still in his early 20s, he carved Ionic capitals for the 1794 modifications to the Oliver Phelps House at Suffield, CT, and soon after, designed and built a spiral staircase in the Old State House at Hartford. According to American Book Prices Current, no complete copy of this work in first or second edition has sold at auction in at least 50 years. *Evans 33399; Hitchcock 112; Rink 2484.

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        Reflections on Monroe's view, of the conduct of the executive, as published in the Gazette of the United States, under the signature of Scipio. In which the commercial warfare of France is traced to the French faction in this country, as its source, and the motives of opposition, &c

      [Philadelphia: Pr. by John Fenno 8vo signed in 4s (20 cm, 7.9"). 88 pp.. 1798] Monroe was dismissed from office as minister to the French Republic, then replaced by Pinckney; he subsequently attempted to vindicate his actions and place blame on the president in a publication entitled A View on the Conduct of the Executive on the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Mission of the French Republic, which piece is here attacked by the so-called Scipio. Tracy does not confine himself to reproving Monroe's words, but also denounces Paine's letters and one letter translated from French that is attributed to Jefferson. Recently rebound in quarter blue goat over blue cloth, leather edges with gilt roll-tooling; spine with gilt-accented raised bands and with gilt-stamped title, author, place, and date. Some pages spotted.

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        Quaderno de las Leyes y Agravios Reparados Cortes Generales celebradas en Estella de los años: 1724, 1725 y 1726 Cortes Generales celebradas en Tudela de los años: 1743, 1744 Cortes Generales celebrada en Pamplona del año: 1757.

      1752-1798. . - Imp. Herederos de Martinez; Imp Miguel de Cosculluela. Pamplona. . 1 Vol. . 11 H.+244 pp.+246 pp.+32 pp.+251 pp. Folio Menor. Pasta española de época. Derecho (General), Vasco-Navarro (Navarra) . Volúmen facticio que contiene diversas emisiones de los cuadernos de Leyes de Navarra. Obra interesante para conocer la realidad política de Navarra en época de Felipe V . En buen estado. Encuadernado en pasta española de época con tejuelo y dorados en lomera. Buen estado. .

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        OPPENHEIM. "Ansicht von Oppenheim". Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit außerordentlich reicher Personenstaffage.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 4. - Aus der frühen Ausgabe mit reicher aquarellierter Linieneinfassung. Eine der schönsten Ansichten von Oppenheim in feinem Altkolorit und in guter Erhaltung. - Gerahmt.

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        BONN. "Ansicht der Stadt und Gegend von Bonn". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, rechts der Zeichner mit Zuschauern, links ländliche Personengruppe und Schafherde.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 44. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". Mit reicher aquarellierter Linieneinfassung. Am rechten Rand etwas berieben, sonst farbfrisch und gut erhalten.

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        BOPPARD. Gesamtansicht vom Rhein aus mit mehreren Booten im Vordergrund.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 21. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". Altmontiert (ohne Beschriftung) mit reicher aquarellierter Linieneinfassung. Farbfrisch und gut erhalten.

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        REMAGEN. "Ansicht des Rathauses zu Remagen". Ansicht mit Brunnen und Fachwerkhaus.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 33. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". Mit reicher aquarellierter Linieneinfassung. Am rechten Rand gering berieben, sonst gut erhalten und farbfrisch.

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        SPEYER. "Ansicht von Speyer". Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit außerordentlich reicher Personenstaffage.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 28,5 x 23,5 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 1. - Ohne Rand. Unten im Bild handschriftlich bezeichnet "E. Wayes 1799" (wahrscheinlich Besitzvermerk). Eine der schönsten Ansichten von Speyer in feinem Altkolorit und in guter Erhaltung.

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        BONN. - Bad Godesberg. "Ruin zu Godesberg unweit Bonn". Ansicht der Ruinen mit mehreren Personen staffagiert.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von J. Ziegler nach L. Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 39. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". Ausgabe ohne die aquarellierte Linienumrandung auf Whatman-Papier. Mit Rand, in sehr frischem Kolorit und makelloser Erhaltung. Gerahmt.

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        BONN. - Bad Godesberg. "Ansicht des Theaters und Redouten=Saals zu Godesberg". Schöne Ansicht mit reicher Personenstaffage, Pferden und Kutschen.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Lorenz Janscha, 1798, 30 x 44 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 114, 37. - Aus der berühmten Sammlung "Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin". Mit reicher aquarellierter Linieneinfassung. Im unteren Bildrand restauriert und etwas berieben, oben rechts restaurierter Einriß im Himmel. Guter Gesamteindruck.

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        Proof plate, 'Village of the Friendly Indians at the entrance of Bute's Canal' [with] the printed edition.

      Ca 1798 - Scarce copper engraved proof plate for a very early image of Canada's British Columbia coast, depicting First Nations people and their village as encountered by Captain George Vancouver. This is a proof for plate IV (Volume I) of George Vancouver's Voyage, 'A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; in which the Coast of North-west America has been Carefully Examined and Accurately Surveyed .'. Vancouver's voyage was intended to ensure Britain's hold on territory on the Northwest coast of North America, and to search for the Northwest Passage. Vancouver, who began his career sailing under Capt. Cook, explored the mouth of the Columbia River, Vancouver Island, and Puget Sound. There were no commissioned artists on the voyage; Thomas Heddington (1776-1860) was one of four gifted crewmen who made drawings of the new territory. A midshipman on the ship Chatham, Heddington's view shows a tree covered hill with the village at the top, with wooden fish drying structures on the slope, and with First Nation people in canoe on the water. Bute's Canal is now known as Bute's Inlet, about 125 miles from Vancouver on the southwest coast of British Columbia. Vancouver describes the scene depicted here: ". fires of the natives had been observed on entering this canal; which I distinguished by the name of 'Bute's Canal'. Here was found an Indian village, situated on the face of a steep rock, containing about one hundred and fifty of the natives, some few of whom had visited our party on their way up the canal, and now many came off in the most civil and friendly manner, with a plentiful supply of fresh herrings and other fish, which they bartered in a fair and honest way for nails". The drawings were later revised by William Alexander to illustrate Vancouver's Voyage. The original ink and wash sketch for this proof plate sold in Vancouver in 2012 for $55,000 (Heffel Fine Art Auction House, May 17, 2012).The proof plate printed on tissue paper laid on to India paper. Image size 13 1/2 x 10 1/2". Full paper size, 17 1/4 x 12". Two faint diagonal creases upper left side.[with] the printed edition of the print, titled 'Village of the Friendly Indians at the entrance of Bute's Canal'. "W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington" and "J. Landseer sculp" printed below the image. London, published May 1st 1798 by R. Edwards New Bond Street J. Edwards Pall Mall & G. Robinson Paternoster Row. 11 1/2 x 9 1/4". Both images in very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        IL PERFETTO LEGGENDARIO ovvero VITE DE SANTI PER CIASCUN GIORNO DELL'ANNO. Ornate ed arricchite di altrettante Tavole all'acquarello.

      Opera completa in dodici volumi. Prima edizione. A cura di Romualdo Gentilucci. Cm.25,8x18,6. Pg.2924 complessive. Buone legature in mz.pelle rossa con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. L'Opera contiene dettagliate biografie, scritte da diversi Autori, di tutti i Santi per ogni giorno dell'anno. Ogni biografia é arricchita di una nitida tavola all'acquatinta, color seppia, rappresentante il Santo in questione. Le tavole sono opera di Giovanni Wenzel su disegni di Filippo Bigioli. Ogni frontespizio in cornicetta decorativa, sempre all'acquatinta. Si tratta di un "leggendario" agiografico di grande gusto ed equilibrio, completo dei 366 ritratti e relative biografie, come è estremamente difficile da reperire. L'esemplare è in eccezionali condizioni di conservazione, estremamente fresco e privo di bruniture. Filippo Bigioli (San Severino Marche, 1798 - 1878) fu un rinomato pittore neoclassico attivo principalmente a Roma sotto la protezione dei Conti Torlonia, per i quali affrescò parte del palazzo e della villa di campagna. Il fratello Venanzio fu a sua volta scultore e intagliatore. Giovanni Wenzel, specializzato nell'incisione al bulino, fu attivo a Roma a cavallo della metà del XIX secolo, lavorando soprattutto su soggetti religiosi, principalmente da opere di Michelangelo e di Raffaello.

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        Tracts on the Subject of an Union between Great Britain and Ireland (16 items altogether in one volume)

      Dublin, 1798. Quarter Leather. Good. 1798-1799. Binding rubbed along edges and face of spine. Ink signature on front paste down, notation on contents page and slight ink marks elsewhere. Moderate foxing and staining throughout text. An occasional small hole or crease. After the Irish Rebellion of 1798 was suppressed, various individuals argued for and against a political union with Great Britain. This volume includes many of the pamphlets published during this war of words. Though many argued forcefully against it, the result was that Irish self-government was abolished by the Act of Union of 1801 and did not return until 1912.

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        Zeichnungen nach dem gemeinen Volke besonders Der Kaufruf in Wien. Etudes prises dans le bas peuple et principalement Les Cris de Vienne. Nach dem Leben gezeichnet v. C. Brand Professor der bildenden Künste.

      Wien, T[ranquillo] Mollo, [nach 1798].. Gest., kol. Titel, 45 gest. Tafeln im Originalkolorit in getönten Rahmen. Halblederband der Zeit mit Marmorbezug, hübscher Rückenvergoldung, Resten eines goldgepr. Rückenschildchens und neuerem goldgepr. rotem Deckelschildchen. Folio (348:474 mm).. Luxusexemplar der dritten, umfangreichsten Ausgabe der prächtigen Berufsdarstellungen; vorliegend eines jener von Schwarz (s. u.) beschriebenen "Vorzugsexemplare [mit den Kupfern] sehr sorgfältig in Aquarellfarben ausgemalt und einer lavierten Einfassung umgeben" (Schwarz, 13). - Dargestellt sind die damals im Volk verbreiteten Berufe und fliegenden Händler, wie man sie auf den Wiener Märkten antreffen konnte: Bretzenbäck, Hühnerkrämer, Wurstverkäufer, Perspektivhändler, Bierwirtsjung, Kupferstichhändler, Lorbeerblätterkrämer, Postbote, Seilerjunge, Teppichkrämer, Vogelhändler, Nachtwächter, Limonenverkäuferin, Wäscherin, Blumenstraußmädchen, Schneckenweib, Huthändlerin, Müllerin, Milchweib, Stubenmädchen und viele mehr. Die Vorlagen zeichnete der Wiener Maler und Kupferstecher Johann Christian Brand (1722-95), der als Kammermaler und später als Professor an der Kunstakademie in Wien wirkte. Das Werk war zuerst 1775-76 mit 40 Tafeln, als zweiter Druck der Erstausgabe 1780 ebenfalls mit 40 Tafeln und dann 1796 mit nur 38 Tafeln erschienen, zu denen dann in der dritten Auflage noch sieben neu entworfene Tafeln hinzukamen. Diese Ausgabe erschien in einer unkolorierten und einer kolorierten Version sowie in der vorliegenden Luxusausgabe, die zusätzlich farbig getönte, getuschte Umrahmungen und eine besonders feine Kolorierung aufweist. - Ecken bestoßen; Kapitale lädiert. Innen zu Beginn im breiten weißen Rand unbedeutend fingerfleckig; die meist nur gebräunt anzutreffenden Tafeln hier sehr sauber und in frischen, hübschen Farben koloriert; das Velinpapier ungewöhnlich frisch. Herausragendes Exemplar. - Beall Ö 5. Kaut 6. Vgl. Lipperheide Ebb 1. Colas 423. Hiler 110. Massin 219. I. Schwarz, Der Wiener Kaufruf von Brand, 13-15.

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        Anthropologie in pragmatischer Hinsicht abgefakt (Anthropology from a pragmatic point of view)

      Konigsberg: Friedrich Nicolovius, 1798. First edition. Very Good +/none. Kants Major Contribution to PsychologyKANT, Immanuel. Anthropologie in pragmatischer Hinsicht abgefakt (Anthropology from a pragmatic point of view), Friedrich Nicolovius, Konigsberg, 1798. 1 leaf + TP + [iii]-xiv + half-title + [5]-334, Octavo. First Edition (Warda 195).Kants major contribution to psychiatry and psychology in which he classified the mental diseases and analyzed sensation, imagination and feeling, concluding that the study of man could not be scientific since it was not mathematizable. This is the last of Kant's self-published works and his only published work dealing with medical psychology wherein he makes a major contribution to psychiatry. In the preface, he points out that this text represents his manual for a course of lectures which he gave over a period of thirty years at the University of Konigsberg.The Anthropologie was Kant's attempt to catalogue the powers of the mind and to describe their functions in some detail. For a number of years he had been researching and lecturing about various classifications of mental disorders. Kant "introduces a point of view and a methodological suggestion which at the same time was highly original and which was to prove extremely fruitful. Kant suggested that mental disease has something to do with the interaction of man's need and the demands his environment makes upon him, or the frustration to which it subjects him" (Zilboorg, A History of Medical Psychology, pp. 308-09).CONDITION: Contemporary ¾-leather with sprinkled light-tan boards, slightly bumped and nicked. Tight binding. Pages with very faint foxing. Ownership inscription to front free end paper. Unobtrusive repair to title page verso. Last flyleaf removed. A lovely contemporary copy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Contemporary ¾-leather with sprinkled light-tan boards, slightly bumped and nicked. Tight binding. Pages with very faint foxing. Ownership inscription to front free end paper. Unobtrusive repair to title page verso. Last flyleaf removed. A lovely contemporary copy.

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        Ansicht von Capelle und der Carthause bey Coblenz. Vue de Capelle & de la chartreuse pres de Coblenz. Nach der Natur gezeichnet L. Janscha. Gestochen von J. Ziegler. Handkolorierte und unter Glas gerahmte Original-Radierung mit Blick auf Karthause und Kapelle bei Koblenz um 1798

      Wien: Artaria und Comp(anie), ohne Jahresangabe (1798). Original-Radierung von J. Ziegler in der Platte signiert nach einem Gemälde von L. Janscha, auf Karton mit dekorativ abgesetztem Plattenrand, Blick auf Karthause und Kapelle, im Vordergrund am Flussufer Wäsche waschende Frauen und Fischer mit Booten, Plattengröße 34,5 x 46 cm, unter Glas in teilvergoldeten Echtholzrahmen gerahmt, Rahmengröße 50 x 62 cm, kleiner Abplatzer (2 cm) am Holzrahmen oben links, Spur winziger Stockfleckchen links oben, ansonsten sauberes und sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt mit sehr geschmackvoller Koloratur in natürlichen Farben, seltenes Blatt aus "Malerische Ansichten des Rheinstromes von Speyer bis Düsseldorf", Wien 1798; 1. Aufl..

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        El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva edición corregida de nuevo, con nuevas notas, con nuevas estampas, con nuevo análisis, y con la vida de el autor nuevamente aumentada

      Madrid, Gabriel de Sancha, 1797 y 1798 - 5 volúmenes en 8º mayor, pasta española fatigada, TEJUELOS DOBLES NUEVOS, pequeñas restauraciones, orla dorada en planos, cortes oscurecidos, ex libris en contraplanos, algunos puntos de óxido. Vol. I: [8]+CCXLIV+143 p, leve huella de humedad en margen superior de algunas páginas; frontis y 3 grabados. Vol. II: [6]+318 p, 8 grabados. Vol. III: [4]+275 p, huella de humedad en márgenes superior y laterales, 4 grabados. Vol. IV: [20]+456 p, huellas de humedad en márgenes de algunas hojas, 8 grabados y dos planos plegados. Vol. V: [6]+483+[1] p, huella de humedad en primeras 60 p, 9 grabados y un mapa plegado. EJEMPLAR FATIGADO, PERO COMPLETO Y EN BUEN ESTADO

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        Proof plate, 'Village of the Friendly Indians at the entrance of Bute's Canal' [with] the printed edition

      Ca. 1798.. Very good condition. Scarce copper engraved proof plate for a very early image of Canada's British Columbia coast, depicting First Nations people and their village as encountered by Captain George Vancouver. This is a proof for plate IV (Volume I) of George Vancouver's Voyage, 'A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; in which the Coast of North-west America has been Carefully Examined and Accurately Surveyed ...'. Vancouver's voyage was intended to ensure Britain's hold on territory on the Northwest coast of North America, and to search for the Northwest Passage. Vancouver, who began his career sailing under Capt. Cook, explored the mouth of the Columbia River, Vancouver Island, and Puget Sound. There were no commissioned artists on the voyage; Thomas Heddington (1776-1860) was one of four gifted crewmen who made drawings of the new territory. A midshipman on the ship Chatham, Heddington's view shows a tree covered hill with the village at the top, with wooden fish drying structures on the slope, and with First Nation people in canoe on the water. Bute's Canal is now known as Bute's Inlet, about 125 miles from Vancouver on the southwest coast of British Columbia. Vancouver describes the scene depicted here: "... fires of the natives had been observed on entering this canal; which I distinguished by the name of 'Bute's Canal'. Here was found an Indian village, situated on the face of a steep rock, containing about one hundred and fifty of the natives, some few of whom had visited our party on their way up the canal, and now many came off in the most civil and friendly manner, with a plentiful supply of fresh herrings and other fish, which they bartered in a fair and honest way for nails". The drawings were later revised by William Alexander to illustrate Vancouver's Voyage. The original ink and wash sketch for this proof plate sold in Vancouver in 2012 for $55,000 (Heffel Fine Art Auction House, May 17, 2012). The proof plate printed on tissue paper laid on to India paper. Image size 13 1/2 x 10 1/2". Full paper size, 17 1/4 x 12". Two faint diagonal creases upper left side. [with] the printed edition of the print, titled 'Village of the Friendly Indians at the entrance of Bute's Canal'. "W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington" and "J. Landseer sculp" printed below the image. London, published May 1st 1798 by R. Edwards New Bond Street J. Edwards Pall Mall & G. Robinson Paternoster Row. 11 1/2 x 9 1/4". Both images in very good condition.

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        METHODE ANALYTIQUE DES FOSSILES, fondee sur leurs caracteres exterieures

      Paris, chez Henry Tardieu, l'An VII (1798).. SECOND PARIS EDITION (1798-1799), French text, 8vo, 210 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5¼ inches, 2 hand coloured plates, pages: (2), iii-XII, (2), 1-174, bound in modern quarter calf over new marbled boards, raised bands to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers, fore-edges and lower edges not trimmed. Small chip to top corner of half-title, early ink name on title page, colour No.57 partly painted over on second colour plate (see image), otherwise clean. A very good tight copy. A work on the classification of minerals. Heinrich von Struve (1751-1826) a Swiss chemist and mineralogist who studied a Lausanne and Tubingen universities was a prolific writer on minerals and the geology of his country. Sinkankas, Volume II 6420 lists only one work of his, on the mineralogy and geology of North America published in 1822. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Republique du Leman. - Collection de 23 documents, lettres et rapports ms. des revolutionnaires pendant les premiers jours de la Republique du Leman et celle du Valais en 1798 et divers autres documents des annees suivantes.

      . . Le 24 janvier 1798 les revolutionnaires du Pays de Vaud proclament la Republique lemanique. Les lettres et rapports conserves ici datent pour la plupart des jours suivants et donnent une idee de l'excitation de ces premiers jours:9 rapports des officiers de gardes de St-Maurice. Listes des hommes de garde et rapports d'evenements comme l'enlevement de la tete et la patte droite de l'ours de Berne, l'observation des troupes du General Rampon sur le lac.Une lettre de l'assemblee provisoire du Pays de Vaud a Lausanne, decretant qu'aucun jugement judiciel (appel ou autre au tribunal de Berne) ne peut etre rendu en ce moment, 28 janvier 1798.Une lettre du comite de surveillance de Vevey a celui de Bex, 27 janvier 1798.5 lettres des comites de Bex et Ollon concernant le sequestre des titres et possessions de l'abbaye de St-Maurice, 27 janvier 1798 (2 documents sont des copies-lettres).Une lettre de Michel-Ange-Bernard de Mangourit, resident de la Republique Francaise en Valais, au comite de surete de Bex du 26 janvier 1798 et 2 lettres du Senateur valaisan Augustini, adressees a Mangourit, de mai 1798. Mangourit etait en Valais entre janvier et juin 1798 et provoqua la Revolution et les combats de 1798 et 1799 dans ce canton. Une liste des populations et des milices dans les Etats Suisses (Ancien Regime) avec des observations sur leurs dispositions militaires (service etranger), s.d.Declaration de Blanc, commissaire des guerres de la Republique du Valais, sur la visite des nouvelles casernes destinees aux troupes francaises a Sion, avec sceau et signature de Mr. Augustini, grand baillif de la Republique, juillet 1803.Une edition du "Wochenblatt" de Berne, journal imprime (4 ff.) du 25 aout 1804.Lettre du Colonel Maillardoz, commissaire de la Confederation a Paris, septembre 1830.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Viaggio in Morea a Costantinopoli ed in Albania non che in molte altre parti dell'Impero Ottomano negli anni 1798, 1799, 1800 e 1801. Che comprende la descrizione de' paesi, le loro produzioni, costumi, usi, malattie e commercio degli abitanti; con alcuni confronti fra lo stato attuale della Grecia e cio' che fu anticamente, in 4 tomi

      in 8 piccolo (cm 16,5x10), pp. xiv, 253, 1; 274, 1; 334, 1; 274, 1; leg. coeva m/pelle con angoli, tit. in oro su tass. al ds. e fregi, tagli spruzz.; collana "Raccolta de' viaggi pi interessanti .. dopo quelli del celebre Cook e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiana". Traduz. dall'originale francese di F. Contarini, traduttore del "Primo viaggio di Le Vaillant", ill. da 18 tavv. in rame incise da Dall'Acqua e colorate da Lazaretti che raffigurano costumi e scene di vita Locale. Lievi fior. Raro. 655/21

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        A Complete View of the Chinese Empire Exhibited in a Geographical Description of the Country a Dissertation on Its Antiquity and a Genuine and Copious Account of Earl MacArtney's Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

      London: O. Cawthorn, 1798. Original leather binding with raised banded spine, gilt title and small decorations. Geological Society and date in gilt to tail of spine. wear/scuffing to boards, they have been profesionally repaired at the corners and edges of spine. Geological Society label and stamp to fep with previous owners name. Stamp also to half title page. Frontispiece of His Imperial Majesty Kien Long. 456pp foxing as you would expect but overall not too bad. binding very firm. A very interesting item. . Hardback. Good +/No Jacket.

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        Nosographie philosophique, ou la méthode de l'analyse appliquée à la médecine.

      3è édition, "revue, corrigée et augmentée", de cet important ouvrage qui renouvela la nosographie, publié en 1798 par Philippe PINEL (1745 - 1826), fondateur de la psychiatrie moderne. Texte précédé de l' "Introduction à la première et à la seconde édition" ("considérablement augmentée" en 1802, "dans laquelle sont insérés les caractères spécifiques des maladies et leur traitement", Quérard), de "Remarques sur la troisième édition" et des "Principes généraux sur la méthode d'étudier et d'observer en médecine"; suivi d'une "Classification méthodique de la nosographie" (remplaçant les 3 tableaux hors texte de la 2è édition) et d'un index; portrait en frontispice; extrait du catalogue éditeur in fine. "Les formes de cet ouvrage, empruntées à l'histoire naturelle, l'esprit d'analyse philosophique qui en fait la base, donnèrent à l'observation médicale une impulsion nouvelle." (Quérard). Bon exemplaire, bien complet en 3 volumes.

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        Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report of the Secretary of State, containing observations on some of the documents, communicated by the President, on the eighteenth instant. 21st January, 1799. Ordered to lie on the table

      Philadelphia: John Ward Fenno 8vo (20.2 cm, 8"). [2], 45, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1798 [i.e., 1799] Important documentation of a low point in relations between the United States and France, summing up the state of affairs following the signing of Jay's Treaty and the revelation of the XYZ Affair. John Adams's letter of transmittal is on the verso of the title-page, followed by Pickering's report describing numerous French government actions that could be interpreted as hostile or aggressive, if not directly contrary to international law, including much mention of seizures of American ships; the letter closes with Pickering's incendiary warning "I hope we shall remember ‘that the Tyger crouches before he leaps upon his prey'" (p. 45). Period-style quarter calf over marbled paper–covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title. First two leaves with a bit of light spotting in margins, otherwise clean.

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        Regole del chiaro - oscuro in architettura

      In folio (48); cartone marmorizzato coevo; pp. (4), XXII con 13 TAVOLE su rame all'acquaforte. Titolo inc. su rame da P. Anderloni con bella vignetta allegorica. Dedica a Francesco Melzi d'Eryl. Aloni di umidità  abbastanza forti nella parte inferiore di alcune carte, ma ottima copia. Bella edizione didattico - divulgativa con rami raffiguranti le applicazioni delle regole del chiaro scuro agli elementi architettonici e prospetti di edifici classici, disegnati dall'A. con molta grazia. L'architetto Amati fu allievo del Pollak e dello Zanoia e insegnò elementi di architettura all'Accademia di Brera nel 1798 e dal 1805 al 1817. Tra le sue opere architettoniche vanno ricordate il completamento della facciata del Duomo di Milano e l'edificazione della rotonda di S. Carlo Borromeo a Milano, ispirata al Pantheon. Cicognara, 806, Olschki, Choix, 5976. \

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        La storia universale provata con monumenti e figurata con simboli degli antichi, 5 voll. in 4 tomi

      in 8 (cm 23x16,5), pp. XXXIX, 276; 191, 315; 320; 221, 102, 2 b., 68 nn. di indici; leg. coeva m/pelle molto ben conservata, ds. a nervi con tit. e fregi in oro, piatti in legno foderati di carta marmor.; dedica a Giovambatista da Persico, Cavaliere della Legion d'Onore; uomo di grande erudizione, versato nella storia e nell'astronomia, l'A. fu Sovrintendente delle antichit romane, bibliotecario del Cardinal Ottoboni e cameriere d'onore di Clemente XI. L'opera contiene nelle pp. a numeraz. romana del 1 vol., la "Vita di M. F. Bianchini scritta da Pier-Alessandro Paravia"; nel 5 vol. la "Introduzione disposizione e compendio di tutta l'opera" e, nelle pp. nn., la "Compendiosa tavola cronologica delle principali epoche di politica, guerra, scienze ed arti, dall'et di Ciro ai nostri giorni", l'"Elenco delle opere stampate e inedite di Mons. Fr. Bianchini". L'opera ill. da 74 inc. f.t., indicate con numeri romani quelle disegnate dal Bianchini e realizzate da A. Zuliani, indicate con numeri arabi quelle disegnate da Rizzardini e realizzate da A. Viviani, 1 ritratto dell'A., 1 carta geogr. e 7 tav. geneal. e cronol. pi volte ripiegate. Brunet I, 847: "Quest'opera si arresta alla distruzione degli Assiri, nondimeno ricercata a causa delle incisioni che sono belle e curiose"; Gamba 1798: "Migliore d'ogni altra la edizione moderna di Venezia, Battaggia, 1825-28, vol. 5 in 8 gr. con figure. E' opera curiosa e importante per la storia e per l'antiquaria". Ottimo esemplare con solo lievi fior. 653/25

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        The Baronage of Scotland Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Gentry of that Kingdom

      Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute. Cover rubbed and bumped. Gilt spine neatly rebacked. Some informative annotations to several pages associated with genealogy of 'Wedderburn of Blackness'. Heraldic bookplate on paste-down of Holcombe Ingleby 'Non immemor benefich'. Signature on title page. Marginal staining to top half of fore edge of rear index otherwise contents VG. 1798. First Edition. Contemporary half calf. 360mm x 230mm (14" x 9"). xi, 623pp. Illustrated with engravings of the coats of arms. .

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM PAINTER BENJAMIN WEST TO SIR STEPHEN COTTRELL REGARDING A MEETING WITH A COMMITTEE OF LORDS AND MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY TO REVIEW DRAWINGS AND MODELS FOR BRITISH COINAGE].

      [London]. Dec. 18, . 1798 - [1]p. manuscript letter on a quarto sheet. Old folds. Slightly later two- line note on verso. Two tiny holes in upper blank margin, not affecting text. Fine. An interesting letter from the great American- born artist, Benjamin West, regarding drawings and models created for British coins. Benjamin West (1738-1820) was born in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and studied art in America and Italy before moving to England permanently in 1763. West was a founder of the Royal Academy and its second president (following Sir Joshua Reynolds, and serving in that capacity from 1792 until his death), became "History Painter to the King" in 1772, and was commissioned by George III to execute some sixty paintings between 1768 and 1801. The text of the letter reads: "Sir, I take the first opportunity to make known to you that I am in town, and will (agreeable to the wishes expressed in your letter of the 13th instant) wait on the committee of Lords at their office tomorrow, with the committee of the Royal Academy at 12 o'clock, and lay before their Lordships the several drawings, and models, placed in my hands for that purpose, and for fashioning the future coinage. I have the honour to be, sir, your most obedient, and obliged Benj. West." Not much is known of Sir Stephen Cottrell, but he appears to have been a member of the British Board of Trade and also involved in British naval and commercial affairs, especially English fishing interests in Newfoundland, later in his life. Manuscript letters from Benjamin West are rare.

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